Part II: NLAT: Lack of Transparency, Accountability & Other Concerns

NLAT prima facie promises safety for all applicants as they can appear for it from their homes through an online interface. However, in this part, we shall analyze the mode and timeline of the examination to argue that contrary to the Notification’s claims, the examination is not fair, accessible or transparent. 

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Orissa HC Judgment Highlights the Challenge of Protecting Privacy of COVID-19 Patients

Profs. Rangin P. Tripathy and Suman Bhattamishra of analyse the Orissa HC judgment on privacy of Covid-19 patients and its application of the Puttaswamy decision to completely prohibit the disclosure of patients’ identity. They also critique the judgment for not attempting to establish a threshold of proportionality in relation to specific disclosures by the State.

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